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Bourne Again

Media and CultureProgressivismWar and Foreign Policy


David Gordon reviews Only a Voice, by George Scialabba, dealing with the author's comments on antiwar progressives Randolph Bourne and Dwight Macdonald.

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Bad, Worse, Worst: The Misguided Perfectionism of Gavin Newsom

Bureaucracy and RegulationEconomic PolicyLabor and WagesUnemployment


California governor Gavin Newsome has signed a draconian new bill meant to raise pay for the state's fast-food workers.

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Blaming the Free Market (Even Where It Doesn't Exist)

Bureaucracy and RegulationFree MarketsHealthPrice Controls


Nobel Prize winner Angus Deaton claims that the free market cannot provide adequate medical care. Of course, he goes on to describe government failure but calls it a free market.

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Bank CEOs Have Their Heads in the Clouds

Booms and BustsThe FedMoney and Banks


No matter the situation, bank CEOs believe that the Big Score is just around the corner. Then reality hits.

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Bidenomics: A Boom That Awaits an Inevitable Bust

Booms and BustsPoliticsU.S. EconomyBusiness Cycles


While unemployment currently is low and the rate of inflation has fallen somewhat, Bidenomics is setting off a boom that is unsustainable. We know what happens next.

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Beyond Crisis: The Ratchet Effect and the Erosion of Liberty

Big GovernmentThe Police StateU.S. History


After governments create crises, they use those crises to seize new powers. After the crisis subsides, governments give up some, but not all, of their new authority, which we call the ratchet effect.

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